|Minimum Stay||7 nights|
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FOOTPRINTS VACATION HIDEAWAY - Your family vacation awaits you in this beautiful, private gulf front condo located directly on the beach with 2 balconies leading directly to miles of sugary, white sand and pool. Breathtaking sunsets over the Gulf of Mexico's shimmering waters and sunrise on intercoastal balcony.. Accommodations are unsurpassed in this spacious 3 bedroom/2 bath beach lovers condo. NOT ONE -- but TWO FULL BALCONIES! Enjoy the gorgeous views of the Gulf of Mexico from the private balcony off the master bedroom and/or when the sun sets take a walk to the second balcony located off the over sized family room. Enjoy cocktails on our second balcony with views of the intercoastal and our private fishing dock where you can watch yachts sail back to the marina at the days end. Also fantastic to watch sunrise from this balcony. Be sure to catch the dolphins at play from either balcony. (Check out our guest comments)
Our spacious, bright, corner unit is located in a small, secure building and includes all the comforts of home. Private elevator, accessed only by key holders, takes you to your front door; or use the stairwell from the Gulf side balcony to get to the pool/beach. Great for families with children -- you can see your little ones on the beach from the balcony! That's how close you are!
Our kitchen is complete with all necessities of home. Supplies include pots, pans, dishes and all you would need to prepare a meal at home.
Master bedroom has updated comfortable king bed/TV. Large sitting area/private bathroom/walk in closet. Master bathroom updated with beautiful tile. This room has gulf views with sliders to private balcony. Stairwell to pool from this balcony is convenient. (2nd Floor) Balcony is private in that people cannot see from other units or pool area. Great for coffee in pj's or sunbathing!
Second bedroom is decorated in a sea shell theme equipped with comfortable twin beds and new furniture. Baby needs (crib, high chair, walker, stroller, etc.) all provided and neatly tucked away in closet. No extra hidden cost for these items.
The third bedroom is also soft sea shell motif complete with queen size bed and TV. Closet full of games for rainy days. This room overlooks George's pool and lush greenery.
Family room is over sized with fireplace and recliner on one side of the room. Watch TV on one side of the room in our comfy new leather couches; or, indulge in some of the top sellers stored in our growing library. Or just sit and watch the action on the inter-coastal and fishing dock. 32'TV with growing collection of DVD's; sliders provide access to 2nd balcony with a great view of the inter-coastal and Gulf Boulevard.
Laundry Room - complete with washer/dryer and slop sink.
You will find this beach front vacation hideaway not only inviting but affordable and practical. So... just relax and 'Hide Away' or visit nearby theme parks, attractions and nightlife. Try one of the fabulous dinner/gambling cruises! Indulge in one of our many local restaurants to experience superb dining all within minutes of this condo. BBQ poolside at sunset with cocktails! Leave the car home and bike ride or take the Trolley that runs on Gulf Boulevard. The possibilities are endless!
OUR RATES INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:
LONG DISTANCE ANYWHERE IN THE US AND CANADA (comes in handy when cell phones don't get reception) No need to hang off the balcony for a signal!
WIRELESS INTERNET ; No extra fees for unlimited access. Unlike many local hotels that still charge a fee.
BABIES/CHILDREN: portable crib, high chair, sand toys, etc. all on premises and sanitized on a regular basis.
FOR THE BEACH: Beach chairs, Large beach towels, Beach Blanket, Beach Umbrella, Assorted Sand Toys, balls, games, paddles, and so much more. All on the premises. No need to haul or purchase pass times.
Please call today and be the next family to put your Footprints in the Sand! Check out our guest reviews to hear from our guests who have stayed at our Hideaway. SEE YOU AT THE BEACH!!
John & Tina
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ADDITIONAL RENTAL INFORMATION:
* Weekly Rental - Saturday to Saturday.
$250 Security Deposit; $59 CSA Insurance; Rental agreement will secure the dates of your request. Balance due 45 days prior to check in.
* ADD: 13% Tax, $125 Cleaning, 10% Holiday Week Surcharge.
Footprints Vacation Hideaway at West Coast Vista. .. One of the best corner units on south side of the building.
We have lived in Florida for 22 years. Before purchasing this unit, we scoped the beaches from the east to the west coast of Florida. When we found Indian Rocks Beach, we found our dream home away from home. The water is turquoise and feels tropical. The beauty of the location is unique in that it is private enough to just 'hide away' and relax; or explore some of the famous Florida attractions. This location has it all.
Tina & John Altieri purchased this condo in 2002
We have a large family with eight children. At the time of purchase the oldest was 14 and the youngest an infant. One of our most favorite things about our unit is how close it is to everything. Literally, steps away from the gulf waters. You can see the kids building sand castles on the beach while sipping cocktails on the balcony. Our children are now grown and still love the beach and the proximity of the night life in Clearwater as well as the water/theme parks in Tampa and Orlando. Fishing from our private dock is another favorite of our younger teens. The list goes on......
Some of the most popular benefits of this condo is it's size and location. The building itself is private with a total of 15 units. Even at full capacity, it is private and quiet. The sand is soft and white and the water is crystal clear. The condo is situated in the 'narrows' which is surrounded by both the gulf and the intercoastal. The photos are very deceiving. Most people, upon arrival, express how happy they are with the size of the unit and the views. It is very roomy and split into two sections: the gulf side and the intercoastal side. Come and check it out soon.
Just a note to say how very much we enjoyed our stay at your
lovely condo. Truly a perfect space to relax and unwind
from the routine of life. Each day after returning from our
outings, Lucy would say "home" as we stepped off the
elevator and into the entry. We certainly did feel at home.
Each of us will treasure the memories of Lucy's first time
on the beach (I think we heard the word, "water," at least
100 times that week). She loved playing with bubbles on the
balcony, and running back and forth between the kitchen and
the living room. She slept peacefully each night in the
blue bedroom with her new monkey. We took her to the zoo in
Tampa and the aquarium in Clearwater. She was the star of
the show one night as she danced to the live music at My
Place on the Beach. As for the rest of us, Emily and I
loved running on the beach in the morning. Luke got in an
afternoon of golf. Jim and Luke saw a manatee in the gulf.
Each couple enjoyed a "date night," Jim and I ate at Guppy's
and Emily and Luke ate at the Pub. We loved playing cards
on the balcony. Luke and I were victorious!
IT WAS A PERFECT VACATION, MANY "PRICELESS" MOMENTS. We are
definitely thinking of a return visit. Thank you for
opening your home to us.
Our January home away from home is now Tina and John's wonderful condo! This is the second year we have spent the entire month of January at their Indian Rocks Beach home. We love the layout of this condo - where else can you get a view of the beach from your kitchen and the Intracoastal Canal from your living room? The location is perfect too - we enjoy walking to the nearby restaurants and stores, and the convenience of the fishing pier and walking path. Plus, the beach is only a few steps away! And Tina and John have thought of everything to make the condo comfortable and homey, including books, games and even beach towels and toys. Thanks for everything, Tina and John - can't wait to do it all again next January!
I'm always leery about reading all the ultra positive reviews for places but .... all the "excellent reviews" are TRUE. Tina and John make sure you have everything you need to make sure your stay is one to remember.
From my initial phone conversations to finally meeting her at the condo Tina was more than helpful and accommodating in making our stay memorable.
The first thing my wife noticed after walking in was ... how clean it was. That remark is very important for me as she is a stickler for cleanliness and has walked out of condos before after seeing them. This one passed her test ... in spades.
The condo's location is a short drive to all the great Indian Rocks Beach restaurants, pharmacies and other important landmarks. The views out the sliding glass door are breathtaking as is the calming views of the Waterway out back gives residents a chance to see water everywhere. And the pool ... well the big decision each day was whether to start the day at the beach or pool. Tough choices. But don't worry because there are ample pool toys and such as well as beach chairs and an umbrella on site to make the beach experience enjoyable.
If Tina says she wants to hear from you if ANYTHING is wrong or needs attention she is truly wanting you to call her if problems arose. We had issues with the pool filter that she appreciated the call about and it was remedied in a short amount of time.
In short my wife, two kids and I LOVED this week at the condo and can't wait to get back. As my wife said ... this condo is the first one we've rented that I want to return to. Thanks Tina and John for a great week!
We had a wonderful three weeks at Footprints! The location was ideal for walkers whether on the beach or to the many eateries close by. The corner location was perfect for views of the gulf and inter coastal waterway from two balconies and many windows. Access to the beach from the balcony stairway was so convenient. The pool and beach area are very well maintained. The floor plan has a nice separation between the master suite and guest bedrooms which made sharing the space with our daughter and her family very comfortable. Tina was very accommodating by providing a new pack n play and stroller for our grandchildren and being available for any questions during our stay. We will definitely stay at this condo the next time we return to Indian Rocks Beach!
What a great time my family and I had at Footprints. The condo was very well stocked and very comfortable. John and Tina made sure we had everything needed for a relaxing, great vacation.
We especially enjoyed the views from the two balconies. The condo is very tastefully decorated and includes some very nice artwork.
3 couples and 2nd year at Footprints vacation getaway! This place is amazing with all it offers. The view from both sides and watching every night the sunsets. Being able to walk right out to the beach is wonderful. Walking to restaurants was easy and back on to the beach. We were all very comfortable in this place. It is our getaway from the daily work life we all lead. Tina is available in responding to any questions or concerns. The drive from Tampa airport was very easy. Planning on next year!
We stayed at 'footprints' for ten days over Christmas 2015. The condo is in an excellent location in Indian Rocks and is within easy walking of some good restaurants, all of which we were able to sample. Tina (the owner) stayed in touch with us throughout the booking process and was extremely attentive including helping to decorate the condo for Christmas - we were coming from the UK, so a long way to bring a tree! This made our time there extra special, as did the accommodation itself.
This is a spacious three bed two bath unit with two balconies, one that overlooks the inland waterway and the other with a wonderful view of the beach, the ideal location for watching Pelicans or Dolphins during the early morning and enjoying the most beautiful sunsets in the evening. Tina has thought of everything and the condo is fully equipped, has free wifi, excellent cable channels and TVs in nearly every room. It also has a wealth of beach equipment (we've donated a couple of body boards as the surf was especially good whilst we were there!).
I've stayed elsewhere in IRB, but this is without a doubt the perfect location and condo, with everything you could want for a wonderful family holiday. My only regret is that in reviewing it we might make it even more popular and therefore squeeze the time available for us to stay there! We will definitely be back!
Clearwater Beach within 8 miles of condo. See Winter the Dolphin at Clearwater Marine Aquarium the star of two "Dolphin Tale" movies. Sunset Cruises, Gambling as Hard Rock, day cruises such as Pirate Dinner/Dancing, Dolphin & whale watching, etc, Theme parks such as Busch Gardens/Adventure Island Water Park, Disney/Sea World, Fabulous shopping ranging from up-scale boutiques to moderate stores minutes from condo, Golfing, Miniature Golf, Fine Dining along Gulf Boulevard where the Trolley takes you anywhere from Clearwater Beach to John's Pass.
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Event|
May 29 2016 - Jul 30 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
August - December 17
Jul 31 2016 - Dec 17 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
December 18 to January 7, 2017
Dec 18 2016 - Jan 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
Mar 4 2017 - Apr 15 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
|Clean fee||$125 + Tax|
|Refundable damage deposit||$250|
|Property Damage Protection||$59|
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